The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


[ID:1019] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Robert Cunynghame (Bobby, at Livingston) (Patient) / 15 September 1780 / (Outgoing)

Reply 'For Bobby Cunnyghame, Livingston'


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DOC ID 1019
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/13/74
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date15 September 1780
Annotation None
TypeScribal copy ( includes Casebook Entry)
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe Yes
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Reply 'For Bobby Cunnyghame, Livingston'
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1304]
Case of Bobby [Robert] Cunynghame at Livingston who is prescribed a diaphoretic mixture.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:821]Patient Robert Cunynghame (Bobby, at Livingston)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Livingston Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred

Normalized Text

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For Mr Bobby Cunnyghame Livingstone.

Take five ounces of rose water, two ounces of simple cinnamon, half an ounce of Antinomial Wine and Syrup of caryophyll. Mix. Label: Diaphoretic mixture; a table spoonful to be taken every night & morning

Edinburgh September 15. 1780

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For Mr Bobby Cunnyghame Livingstone.

Aq. rosar. ℥v -- cinnam. simpil. ℥ij
Vin. antinomial. Syr. caryophyll. ℥ſs.
ℳ. S. Diaphoretic mixture; a table spoonful to be
taken every night & morning.

Edinbr. Septr. 15. 1780


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